Chemical Compartmentalization

Different chemical markers are unevenly distributed within the cerebellar cortex in adulthood or transiently during specific developmental phases. These chemical differences clearly challenge the idea of a uniform organization of the cerebellar cortex, and their correlation with functional diversities of the different cerebellar lobules might provide useful information to help clarify the cerebellar function. These many chemical markers include glycolipids as well as proteins. In the adult, these markers are mainly organized in seven sagittal bands of different intensities. In the anteroposterior dimension, chemical patterning of a lower number of markers has been shown. Karl Herrup and Barbara Kuemerle attempted to summarize the available data in a three-dimensional grid ofthe cerebellar cortex (Fig. 9).

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We have all been there: turning to the refrigerator if feeling lonely or bored or indulging in seconds or thirds if strained. But if you suffer from bulimia, the from time to time urge to overeat is more like an obsession.

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